[webkit-dev] window.internals abuse

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Thu Mar 14 13:47:56 PDT 2013

\On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 1:43 PM, James Robinson <jamesr at google.com> wrote:

> The patch in question landed nearly a year ago and was added in order to
> test functionality that was (at the time) implemented in WebCore.
>  window.testRunner may have been a better choice, I don't remember what the
> state of it at the time was.  Nowadays the functionality under test is no
> longer in WebCore and thus this infrastructure is being removed so I think
> the question is moot.

Great. Thanks for the follow up. Perhaps we need a wiki page to illustrate
the use case for testRunner vs. internals?

I don't think many new contributors are aware of the different use cases
each object has.

- R. Niwa
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